Five Things Beauty Brands Need To Understand To Develop A China Strategy

For beauty brands, China isn’t an ancillary market, but a primary opportunity that requires a tailored strategy. The beauty industry in the enormous country is outpacing its competition and set to...

Beauty And Personal Care M&A’s High-Price, High-Growth Dynamics

In the debate over growth versus profitability, the market is clearly in favor of growth in the household and personal care sector. “If you hit both growth and profitability, people still value growth more in the last six...

What’s The Outlook For Beauty With The Pandemic Easing In The US?

The near-term outlook for the beauty industry is bright.  Consumer research from management consultancy McKinsey & Co. shows American consumers are generally optimistic about the country returning to normalcy after more than a...

What’s Holding Back The Great Cruelty-Free Beauty Brand Rush To China?  

When the history of the indie beauty movement is written, one of the major turning points may be China stepping away from its requirement that international cosmetics brands test on animals to sell at stores within the massive...

How Indie Brands Can Appeal To Harrods And Harvey Nichols Beauty Buyers

Even the most prestige of prestige beauty in the United Kingdom is getting democratized. Harrods, for example, is reaching beyond its illustrious Knightsbridge flagship location to British beauty consumers outside of London with its new concept H...

Lessons In Brand Building From The Founders Of Moon Juice, Summer Fridays And Sacheu Beauty

If you’re a founder starting a brand with a fandom that hangs on your every word, you’re in luck. It’s invaluable for business. However, that sort of preoccupation is unusual. For most brands, gaining loyalty doesn’t happen overnight...